Dawn French Installation Just Days Away

Friday 27 February 2015
Dawn French will be joining Falmouth University as our new Chancellor.

Dawn French Installation Just Days Away

Dawn French will be formally installed as our first Chancellor on Thursday 26 March.

The Installation ceremony, which takes place at King Charles the Martyr Church in Falmouth, will be followed by a day of celebrations as we officially welcome Dawn to Falmouth University.

Full details and schedule for the day will be announced soon.

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Sign Up to a Taster Day

We are offering a number of taster days in March where prospective students can get a real feel for some of our undergraduate degree courses.

Aimed at applicants aged 16 and over, they'll provide practical, day in the life experience of what life will be like on the course, including a look at the types of projects and the way they'll be taught.

Taster days for film and television are on Monday 9 and Monday 30 March, music is on Friday 13 March and sustainable product design on Monday 30 March. More dates will be added throughout the year.

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Students Go Head to Head for Optical Prize

Four Falmouth interior design teams showcased their unique window display concepts at London's annual international eyewear design event but it was Headlights, which most impressed the judges on the day.

The Headlights team - second year BA(Hons) Interior Design students Jade Edge and Kirsten Phillips, and first years Tilly Coates, Rosie Harrison Pinder and Alice Duke - fought off tough competition from their fellow peers to win 100% Optical's Visual Merchandising competition.

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Sony Computer Entertainment Visit Alacrity Falmouth Studio

Sony's Head of Academic Development, Dr Maria Stukoff and David Valjalo, Game Design and Production Consultant, recently visited Falmouth to evaluate the progress of the Alacrity teams and programme, with particular interest in the two teams developing games for Sony's games platforms.

Alacrity Falmouth gained PlayStation®First endorsement at the start of the programme and two graduate incubation teams have been working on developing content for PlayStation.

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Student Publishes First Book

Kieran McGuigan has just published his first book of poetry – Let Us Resolve Our Silence.

Kieran, who is in his first year studying BA(Hons) English with Creative Writing, started writing during his A-levels when he was inspired by a book of poetry he stumbled across.

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